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Overview

Introduction to Bellevue, Ohio

Bellevue, Ohio, in Huron county, is 36 miles W of Lorain, Ohio (center to center) and 45 miles SE of Toledo, Ohio. The city has a population of approximately 8,193.

Bellevue History

In 1835, Bellevue was surveyed and laid out. The town, which was incorporated in 1851, was named in honor of James Bell, who built railroads. The emergence of the railroad in 1837, brought growth and prosperity to Bellevue.

Bellevue and Nearby Attractions

  • Seneca Caverns
  • Mad River & NKP Railroad Museum
  • East Harbor State Park
  • Historic Lyme Village
  • Johnson Island Civil War Prison and Fort Site

Things To Do In Bellevue

Ellis Park, Maumee Bay State Park, and Cedar Point National Wildlife Refuge provide opportunities for recreation. East Harbor State Park on Lake Erie has provisions for boating, camping, fishing, and hiking. Golfers may enjoy a game at Twin Lakes Golf Course. Seneca Caverns have guided tours in which visitors may see the 'Ole Mist'ry River' and various other fossils and inscriptions displayed in the underground caves. Tremont House, John Wright Mansion, and Heter Farm in Belleview are places of historical interest.

Bellevue Transportation

Flights are available from Mansfield Lahm Regional Airport.

Bellevue Higher Education

The closest colleges to Bellevue include Oberlin College, Ashland University, and Lorain County Community College.

People

Total Population 8,109
Male Share of the Population 46.9%
Female Share of the Population 53.1%
Senior Citizens 15.4%
Employed Population 16+ 3,982
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 46.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $64,925
% Above Poverty Level 89.7%
% Below Poverty Level 10.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.4%
% Using Public Transportation 0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 30.8%
Median Gross Rent $637
Median House Value $96,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.2%
US/American 0.2%
English 8.8%
Irish 15.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Bellevue Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 36 miles W of Lorain, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 45 miles SE of Toledo, Ohio
County Huron
Standard Zip Codes 44811
Phone Area Codes 419
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.273
Longitude -82.841

Bellevue Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station NORWALK WWTP
Distance 11.7 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 33 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 41 to 62 F
Annual Precip 36.9 inches
Station TIFFIN
Distance 20.1 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37 inches
Station BUCYRUS
Distance 32.3 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 41 to 62 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Castalia 808 $74,063
Clyde 6,305 $55,290
Green Springs 1,530 $59,583
Milan 1,317 $75,694

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Bellevue Public Libraries

Library
Bellevue Public Library
224 E. MAIN ST.
Bellevue, Ohio
(419) 483-4769

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Bellevue Hospitals

BELLEVUE HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
1400 WEST MAIN STREET
(419) 483-4040
Emergency Service: Yes

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Bellevue High Schools

BELLEVUE HIGH SCHOOL
200 OAKLAND AVE
419-484-5070
Serves 808 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 21.3

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